Penguin: Google Tries Open Source Challenge to Amazon

Google challenges AWS with open-source support By furthering its open-source company friendships, Google is making it clear they’re much more open-source friendly than Amazon Web Services.

Penguin: Why open source is government’s ready-made pilot project

Why open source is government’s ready-made pilot project Phi Beta Iota: Worth a full read.  The author works for Elastic which is being screwed by Amazon (just as Amazon screwed Netflix and will eventually screw every IT vendor to the USG). USG lacks an Open Source Agency that could nurture the opens while keeping the …

Penguin: Oracle Implodes…

Oracle Swings the Layoff Axe and Clear-cuts Teams of Engineers Oracle takes a page out of IBM’s playbook this week, with unannounced layoffs, rationalized by a restructuring to the cloud, and little acknowledgement that they are happening

Penguin: The Open Source Approach to Accelerating Digital Transformation [PBI: Still Retarded]

The Open Source Approach to Accelerating Digital Transformation According to “Connecting Capabilities: the Asian Digital Transformation Index”, a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit, digital transformation continues to be a high priority for business leaders, as efforts in that space can lead to improved innovation, streamlined processes, cost savings, and the creation of new offerings …

Penguin: A Champion Against #GoogleGestapo? Martin Ammori, Net Neutrality, Blockchain, Protocol Labs

Marvin Ammori’s Next Act: A Net Neutrality Vet on Blockchain—and Why the Internet Is Still Great Protocol Labs has been instrumental in developing the so-called decentralized web, which aspires to create an online network beyond the control of governments or tech giants like Amazon and Google. It has already built an important new communications standard, …

Penguin: The Navahos Go Digital — The Matrix — Decentralized Encrypted Survivable — France Embracing (the Same France that Fired Google)

France Enters the Matrix Matrix is an open platform for secure, decentralized, realtime communication. From a client’s viewpoint, Matrix is a thin set of HTTP APIs for publish-subscribe (pub/sub) data synchronization; from a server’s viewpoint, it’s a rich set of HTTP APIs for data replication and identity services. On top of these APIs, application servers …

Penguin: Real vs Fake Open Source

The battle between real open source vs. faux open source heats up With all this pushback, why is Redis taking this approach? It’s largely because AWS ElastiCache provides Redis services without Redis getting paid for it. Redis is combating this by placing new code modules under Common Clause. As Salil Deshpand, a venture capitalist with …

Penguin: The Complete Guide for Open Source Licenses 2019

The Complete Guide for Open Source Licenses 2019 Requires registration including email to download.

Penguin: #OpenMod #FreeTheModels Time for Open Source Energy Models

Tomorrow is Good: #Freethemodels: we need open source energy models Innovation Origins Posted by Auke Hoekstra | Feb 17, 2019 Phi Beta Iota: Read every word.  Integrate true cost economics and it is game over for financialized legalized predatory Western capitalism.

Penguin: Open Source Blockchain w/o Native Crypto

Yosemite X announces first open-source public blockchain without native cryptocurrency Yosemite X, a blockchain technology company, today announced the release of its open-source public blockchain that operates without a native cryptocurrency, giving developers and businesses the ability to build solutions and reduce costs, without the price volatility of crypto. This approach enables companies to reap …

Penguin: Open Source Software Helps Inspire Decisions

A Venture Capitalist’s Read On Themes From Davos: Open Source And Observability …once observability becomes deeply embedded, an organization’s decision making will evolve from data-driven, to data-originated, where outputs not only inform decisions, but suggest decisions. Read full article.